Associate Private Equity Project Management job in London at PJT Partners

Associate, Private Equity Project Management

Company: PJT Partners

Location: London UK

Date Posted:May 01, 2018

Firm Profile: PJT Partners is a global independent financial advisory firm.  We deliver a wide array of strategic advisory, restructuring and reorganization, and funds advisory services to corporations, financial sponsors, institutional investors and governments around the world.The foundation of our success is the creativity, insightfulness and clarity of our advice.  We hire top quality practitioners with expertise and relationships in the industries, products and geographies needed to inspire and sustain trusted relations with our clients.As professionals, we share a culture of consistency demonstrating an active, hands-on, high-touch approach to service clients.  As members of the PJT Partners team, we prioritize our client’s interests, provide superior client service, protect client confidentiality and avoid conflicts of interest.PJT Partners was formed through the combination of Blackstone’s advisory businesses (which were recently spun off) and the independent financial advisory firm founded by Paul J. Taubman, the former Head of Global Investment Banking at Morgan Stanley.  We offer the excitement of a vibrant, new company with the reputation and learning experiences of an established, industry-leading firm.  Park Hill Group provides fund placement services for alternative investment managers, including private equity funds, hedge funds, real estate funds, and venture capital funds. Since its inception in 2005, Park Hill has served as a placement agent to more than 100 funds that have raised more than $239 billion for a diverse range of investment strategies.Job Description:Park Hill’s private equity group in London offers the Associate the chance to engage directly in advising “best in breed” private equity funds on all aspects of the capital fund raise – including corporate finance/advisory work, market positioning and ultimately raising capital from the top institutional investors across the globe.Candidates for the position must possess strong knowledge of and interest in the alternative asset industry – specifically private equity – as well as at least 2 years prior experience at a directly comparable role. Candidates must also have a background in investment banking. The job requires management of multiple projects often under time constraints/deadlines, interaction and constant communication with clients and the global Park Hill Distribution team, and great attention to detail. In addition, Park Hill is seeking individuals who take initiative, understand the alternative asset space, work well under pressure, and would excel in a boutique investment banking environment.Responsibilities:All project management/corporate finance functions for the Private Equity team are based out of Park Hill’s London office. Each fundraising mandate is typically run by a two-person deal team – a project manager and a junior banker, with oversight and relationship management by a Partner.The Associate serves as the point person on a variety of Park Hill mandates in overseeing the capital raise from start to finish. Along with a Partner, the Associate is the primary liaison between Park Hill’s private equity clients and the global Park Hill Distribution team. The candidate will be responsible for all aspects of the fund raise from building the online data room, working directly with clients in drafting offering memorandums and marketing materials, driving the book building process (coordinating all roadshow scheduling and logistics), and preparing for all due diligence meetings and supporting with legal, investor allocations and final closes.The candidate will also be given an opportunity to play an important role in all aspects of the origination effort – including sourcing and performing intensive due diligence on a variety of private equity funds and strategies.Qualifications:We seek to hire individuals who are highly motivated, intelligent, and have excellent academic, leadership and extracurricular records.  In addition, qualified candidates will possess the following:·         MBA, Master’s Degree or equivalent ·         At least 2 years at a directly comparable role (i.e. Private Equity project management) is required·         Demonstrated ability to draft investor presentations, PPMs, marketing materials, DDQ, etc.·         Strong analytical skills (financial modeling and leverage buyout analysis) and proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint ·         Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment and the ability to handle multiple projects and prioritise urgent requests accordingly·         The ability to work effectively as part of a global team, often under pressure·         Previous experience dealing with external client teams·         Understanding of the global investor base, online data rooms and PE landscape·         Confident and self-aware with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal·         Proficiency in a foreign language is also helpful Application Instructions:All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, national origin or any other category protected by law.Salary: CompetitiveApplication window: 1st May – 28th May 2018. 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